Boeing (BA +2.7%) shares are strong after BA beat earnings expectations and raised full-year...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing (BA +2.7%) shares are strong after BA beat earnings expectations and raised full-year guidance. Even as the defense business showed growth in a tough environment, BA is already preparing for defense-related sales to fall. It's boosting employment in its commercial division and reducing it in defense, and investors and analysts seem to be warming to the trade-off.